Why it’s difficult to predict evolutionary fate of a new trait


09/13/2017 01:12 PM EDT

populations with two different alleles

In a new review paper, scientists explain the vexing complexities that make it hard to predict whether a new genetic trait will take over a population or die out, a key challenge for many fields including infectious disease.

Full story at https://news.brown.edu/articles/2017/09/alleles

Brown University

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